WALL INCORPORATING DOVECOTE AND AN OPEN FRONTED STORE TO THE NORTH OF GREAT RISSINGTON MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1152791

Date first listed: 28-May-1987

Statutory Address: WALL INCORPORATING DOVECOTE AND AN OPEN FRONTED STORE TO THE NORTH OF GREAT RISSINGTON MANOR

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Location

Statutory Address: WALL INCORPORATING DOVECOTE AND AN OPEN FRONTED STORE TO THE NORTH OF GREAT RISSINGTON MANOR

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold (District Authority)

Parish: Great Rissington

National Grid Reference: SP1944317148

Summary

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History

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Details

GREAT RISSINGTON GREAT RISSINGTON MANOR SP 1917-2017 9/149 Wall incorporating dovecote and an open-fronted store to the north of Great Rissington Manor GV II Wall and open-fronted store in the grounds of Great Rissington Manor. Probably built c1929 as part of garden designed by Falconer, Baker and Campbell. Limestone rubble wall. Corrugated iron roof to the open-fronted store. The wall c3m in height, runs west from the gable end of the north range for about 20m, at which point there is a pier c4m in height with a pagoda-shaped dovecote at the top of the wall then returns north towards for c3m to join the gable end of the open-fronted store. Another wall then runs away at right angles from about half-way along the rear wall of the store. The wall linking the north range to the dovecote has flat coping and an opening flanked by square piers adjacent to the gable end of the north range. Corner pier with pagoda-shaped dovecote with projecting moulded landing platforms and pyramidal finial with a small ball at the apex. The other sections of walling have saddleback coping. Four-bay open-fronted store facing east. Each bay is divided by a square stone-built pier. (P. Cane, Modern Gardens, British and Foreign, 1926, p70-72; and J. Sales, West Country Gardens, 1980, p65)



Listing NGR: SP1944317148

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 130882

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cane, P, Modern Gardens British and Foreign, (1926), 70-72
Sales, J, West Country Gardens, (1980), 65

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